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Comic book hero digs into soil

The Alberta sleuth teaches students about agriculture

The Chase “Superman” Duffy comics chronicle the adventures of an upper elementary track and field athlete as he navigates his way around his grandfather’s farm in central Alberta to learn about food, agriculture, and the only ‘Made in Canada’ crop — canola. Written for eight- to 11-year-olds, the graphic novel series was developed to help

Hot April Heats Stored Canola

It’s time to check your bins – again. With the warmer-than-usual April, air circulation patterns in your stored canola have changed, which could mean hot spots and an elevated spoilage risk. “All bins should be checked, but especially large steel bins of 5,000 bushels or more,” says Jim Bessel, senior agronomy specialist with the Canola